Apomorphine effect on pain threshold in Parkinson's disease: a clinical and positron emission tomography study.

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Patients with Parkinson's disease (PD) frequently experience pain that could be in part due to central modification of nociception. In this randomized controlled double blind study, we compared the effect of apomorphine versus placebo on pain thresholds and pain-induced cerebral activity in 25 patients with PD. Subjective pain threshold (using thermal… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/mds.23406

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